The primaries last Tuesday, March 19, 2024, in Ohio, United States, They had a Colombian as the protagonist. Bernardo Moreno, born in Bogotá, could become the first Colombian to reach the Senate of that country.

He won the Republican nomination and will fight for the seat in November. They call him Bernie Moreno, but he really is Bernardo Moreno.
This Colombian has the opportunity to becoming the first to be elected to the United States Senate.

He arrived in the country when he was only five years old; he is the younger brother of Luis Alberto Moreno, former president of the Inter-American Development Bank, who in fact accompanied him.

Bernie won the Republican primary, which means that will be the party’s candidate in the November electionsseeking to keep a seat in the Senate that corresponds to the state of Ohio.

“I want to thank President Trump for everything he did for me in this campaign, for his unwavering support and his love for this country,” said Bernardo Moreno.

But it is not clear that Moreno, who won the nomination by repeating that the 2020 elections were stolen from Donald Trump and who supports deporting all immigrants who have entered the country illegally, that formula works for him to win against his opponent, current Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown, who has been in Congress for more than 30 years. And he has been a senator since 2007.


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